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The Heart is Highland: Memories of a Childhood in a Scottish Glen.

By: Steven, Maisie.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Breedon Books, 2004. 1859834469: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 592

ISBN: 1859834469

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. SIGNED COPY, second revised edition, pp 164, b&w illustrations, Preface to the second edition, acknowledgements, introduction, index. The Heart is Highland is a moving month-by-month account of a child's life growing up in Glen Urquhart near Loch Ness in the 1930s and 1940s. With affection and humour, and an eye for detail, Maisie Steven gently reminds us of some of the joys of her childhood that we have lost in today's modern world. Here are the delights of an outdoor life denied to so many children today: the beauty of the first snowdrops and primroses, the... View more info

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The Life and Legacy of Alexander Carmichael.

By: Stiubhart, Domhnall Uilleam.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Islands Book Trust, 2008. 978095554208: 2008

Seller ID: 274

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, in very good condition. Pp xiv, 193, with introduction and conclusions by John Randall, a list of contributors and index. An insight into the work and essays by folklorist Alexander Carmichael. A legacy of one of the most controversial Scots of his time. (1832-1912). Presenting the fruits of a four-day conference held in the island of Benbecula in July 2006, under the auspices of the Islands Book Trust. S4. View more info

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Sutherland: Illustrated Guide Book.

By: Sutherland County Council.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sutherland County Council, 1950's.: 0

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 406

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamplet with illustrated paper covers, in very good condition. Second edition, pp80, with b&w photographs and illustrations, Introduction, advertisements, map of the area, acknowledgements and index of advertisers. Illustrated guide book of Sutherland with general information of the county. S9. View more info

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The Fishing Industry of Caithness

By: Sutherland, Iain

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004620

ISBN: 0951339923

Condition: Near Fine


A4 sized hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some shelfwear to edges and corners but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 167, b&w illustrations and diagrams. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

The Inner Hebrides and Their Legends.

By: Swire, Otta F.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Collins: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1297

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue covers, with some foxing to the page edges, otherwise in very good condition. Complete with dustwrapper, encased in a clear wrapper, some light shelfwear but otherwise in very good condition.First edition, map of the Inner Hebrides on front end paper, pp224, b&w illustrations throughout, foreword by Dame Flora MacLeod of Macleod. With index. Legends and stories of the Inner Hebrides. View more info

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Clanship to Crofters' War: The Social Transformation of the Scottish Highlands

By: T. M. Devine

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003218

ISBN: 0719034825

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover, very slight edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. B&w illustrations, index. S31 This work charts the story of the people of the Scottish Highlands from the 1745 Jacobite uprising to the great crofter's rebellion in the 1880s - a story of defeat, social dissolution, emigration, rebellion and cultural revival. View more info

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A Sporting Tour Through the Northern Parts of England and Great Part of the Highlands of Scotland.

By: Thornton, T.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, 1896.: 1896

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 2995

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover bound in half vellum with marbled paper covered boards, brown leather label to spine with gilt titles, top edge gilt, rough cut pages, vellum on spine marked, some light shelfwear to edges, previous owners bookplate (Houston House, Renfrewshire) but otherwise in Very Good condition. New edition (1896) pp xviii, 332, colour frontis, 19 b&w plates. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. View more info

A Sporting Tour Through the Northern Parts of England and Great Part of the Highlands of Scotland.

By: Thornton, T.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, 1896.: 1896

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 006611

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover bound in half vellum with marbled paper covered boards, partial brown leather label to spine with gilt titles, top edge gilt, rough cut pages, vellum on spine marked, some light shelfwear to edges, previous owners name in ink on half title page but otherwise in Very Good condition. New edition (1896) pp xviii, 332, colour frontis, 19 b&w plates. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Scotia Review: No. 20 Summer 1978. Special Shetland Issue.

By: Various

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Thuleprint: 1978

Seller ID: 005088

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, in Very Good condition, unpaginated. With b&w illustrations. Scotia Review: No. 20 Summer 1978. Special Shetland Issue. With stories: Inga by John McGill, Sheet music Merrie Boys o' Greenland by Roger Wildman, The Shetland Question by Brian Smith, The Start ofSomething Big by Alastair W. Black, Guernica by Sue Matthew and many more. View more info

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Memories of the Mills: Celebrating 200 Years of Textiles in Keith.

By: Various.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Heritage Lottery Fund, Highlands & Islands Enterprise & Moray Council: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007084

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled booklet with illustrated covers, with pp50 (unpaginated)With a foreword by Clare Russell, patron of the Keith Kilt and Textile Centre. With colour and b&w illustrations. Celebrating 200 Years of Textiles in Keith. View more info

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Hugh Miller, the Cromarty Stonemason.

By: Waterston, Charles D.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The National Trust for Scotland, 1966.: 1966

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 409

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated covers in very good condition. Second edition, pp32, with bibliography. With b&w photographs and illustrations. S9.The life and achievements of stonemason and geologist Hugh Miller of Cromarty, with a guide of Cromarty. View more info

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The Faces of Orkney: Stones, Skalds & Saints.

By: Waugh, Doreen J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: ScottishSociety for Northern Studies, 2003. 095352261X: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 125

ISBN: 095352261X

Condition: Fine


Paperback in fine condition. First edition. Edited by Doreen J Waugh, associate editor Alison Findlay. Pp iii, 195 B&w photographs and illustrations, maps, charts and index. History of the stones of Orkney. Includes chapter on Earldom and Kingdom: Orkney in the realm of Norway 1195-1379. With poems by Christine De Luca. S3. View more info

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Alumni Montium: Sixty Years of Glenalmond and its People.

By: Willington, David.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Elliot & Thompson, 2008. 9781904027690: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1909

ISBN: 1904027695

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Very Good+ condition. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, pp 256, colour illustrations, index. A look at the last 60 years of Glenalmond College. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S14. View more info

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Mac's Croft.

By: Wood, Wendy.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd.: 1947

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003242

Condition: Very Good


Very slight fading to cover otherwise Very Good. Blind stamp. Previous owner's name on inside cover. With b&w illustrations. S31 View more info

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From A Highland Croft

By: Wood, Wendy.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005963

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in cloth covered card boards, some rusting to staples but otherwise Very Good, unclipped dustwrapper complete with a few small tears, repaired internally, some slight edge rubbing but otherwise Very Good. First edition, pp vi, 48. A year in the North West Highlands of Scotland. Scarce Title. View more info